Callum Just

Callum Just and Sam Margaritis from Digital Orchard explain the data management workflow from capture through to post.

Post-production facility Digital Orchard explains data management within the camera team of a high-end TV (HETV) drama.

This session is of particular interest to camera trainees, camera assistants or those who want to become data wranglers or digital imaging technicians (DITs).

Digital Orchard’s managing director, Sam Margaritis, and company director, Callum Just, talk about the workflow from capture through to post. They cover:

  • The roles and responsibilities of DITs, data wranglers, data managers, dailies colourists and dailies operators
  • A typical HETV drama workflow
  • Hard drives – why speed really does matter
  • Copying footage
  • How to progress your career

Callum also explains why it’s a good idea to live in Wales.

About Digital Orchard

Digital Orchard is an industry-leading film and digital service provider that offers a unique end-to-end workflow and colour-management solution, from capture to post.

About the event

The session, recorded on 10 June 2020, is part ScreenSkills HETV Skills Fund's series of online learning sessions to support freelancers in developing their skills in high-end television during the coronavirus crisis. It was introduced by Nicky Ball, ScreenSkills HETV senior new entrant manager.

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